How To Add Pictures To PowerPoint Using Stock Images | PowerPoint Tutorial

This PowerPoint tutorial is a quick guide on how to add PowerPoint Images for Free to your presentation using PowerPoint’s new feature — a collection of stock images.

Microsoft PowerPoint has a variety of cool options that even a lot of advanced PowerPoint users don’t know. One such feature is PowerPoint’s stock images. This could save a ton of your money if you are looking for professional images for your presentation purposes.

Slides with a lot of text require some visual enhancement to keep the audience engaged. Even a well-drafted, informative piece of content might not be enough to entice the audience.

Pictures can add a meaning and a visual appeal to the overall presentation. PowerPoint Images can transform dull looking slides into engaging ones and make the slides more noticeable and meaningful.

Also, sometimes a concept or an idea cannot be explained entirely in words. But with the use of relevant PowerPoint images, the message comes to life.

PowerPoint has a wide collection of high-quality stock images and other useful graphic options that can be inserted easily in a few steps.

Steps to add PowerPoint Stock Images —

Step 1

Insert Image

Insert > Stock images

(Under the same menu, there are three more categories -Icons, People cutout, and stickers, you can insert them as well by following the same steps.)

Step 2

Add the image

Choose from the wide variety of image options and select insert.

You can also search from the top by typing a keyword related to what you are looking for.

(Watch the video tutorial below)

Step 3

Adjust the image

You can use the image as a background or give context to your presentation slides. Drag the corners to resize the image.

Step 4

Save the file

Note — This PowerPoint feature is available to Microsoft 365 subscribers only.

Watch this stepwise PowerPoint Tutorial and get a detailed idea -

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Originally published at on September 25, 2020.




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